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Registration deadline extended to 10 am Tues. Feb. 25 for Upcoming Meeting of the NGO Committee on Mental Health at the United Nations (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/27/20
Location: Baha’i International Community Center, 866 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

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The Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, of which I am the co-convener, will present its annual program this… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: Register by 10 am Mon. Feb. 24 for Upcoming Meeting of the NGO Committee on Mental Health at the United Nations (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/27/20
Location: Baha’i International Community Center, 866 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

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The Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, of which I am the co-convener, will present its annual program this… READ MORE>>

If You Have to Apologize: How to Show You Mean It

It is strange how one can find wisdom in the most unexpected places, at the most unexpected times: I was standing in line in Costco, a place I go to for great produce at great prices, not expecting to find professional reading or life-coaching advice. On this particular day last week, the purpose of the trip was to purchase the… READ MORE>>

Upcoming Meeting of the NGO Committee on Mental Health at the United Nations (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/27/20
Location: Baha’i International Community Center, 866 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

More info

The Trauma Working Group of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relationship to the United Nations, of which I am the co-convener, will present its annual program this… READ MORE>>

2G Witness to the Witness, Commemorating 75 years from Liberation: A Conference for Children and Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors, and Others (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/17/20
Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NY, NY 10280

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A reminder about this 2G event for the public.  The two-day event runs tomorrow (Sunday) and Monday. My presentation will be Monday (Feb. 17), starting  at 10:50 am. Irit ————————————————————————————————————————-… READ MORE>>

A Profoundly Moving Meeting of 2G in Boca Raton

This past week I had the honor of presenting once again at Rales Jewish Family Service in Boca Raton, FL. My presentations focused on the effects of trauma on survivors of the Holocaust and other survivors of trauma; the interaction of past traumatic experiences with the aging process and the impact of trauma on the relationships with healthcare providers. I… READ MORE>>

2G Witness to the Witness, Commemorating 75 years from Liberation: A Conference for Children and Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors, and Others (Open to the public)

Presentation Date: 02/17/20
Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NY, NY 10280

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I will be presenting a keynote lecture at this conference organized by Project Witness to take place on February 17, 2020 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC. The… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: Upcoming Public Session for Second Generation, in Delray Beach, FL

Presentation Date: 02/10/20
Location: 7091 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL

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As I announced previously, along with the upcoming workshop for mental health professionals I will be giving at the Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Service in Boca Raton, Florida,… READ MORE>>

Remembering the Liberation of Auschwitz – A “Hope Inspiring” Evening

It was an inspiring and encouraging show of the promise of a young generation, of those who will perhaps be able to rise above the current tide of divisiveness and show the way to a better future. Last Monday evening I presented a talk entitled “Intergenerational Transmission Through Three Generations” at “The Wing”,  Flatiron, NYC. The talk addressed the transmission… READ MORE>>

Upcoming Public Session for Second Generation, in Delray Beach, FL

Presentation Date: 02/10/20
Location: 7091 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL

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As I announced previously, along with the upcoming workshop for mental health professionals I will be giving at the Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Service in Boca Raton, Florida,… READ MORE>>

Upcoming Workshop, Including Public Session, in Boca Raton, FL

Presentation Date: 02/10/20
Location: Rales JFS Senior Services, 6413 Congress Avenue, Suite 225 Boca Raton, FL

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On February 10-11, I will give a workshop at the Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Service in Boca Raton, Florida. The workshop will be aimed at professionals working with… READ MORE>>

Videotape of My Presentation: Transmission of Effects Related to the Holocaust Through Three Generations

My presentation at the Museum of Jewish Heritage Speakers Bureau Gathering on November 25, 2019 was videotaped. The talk, entitled “Transmission of Effects Related to the Holocaust Through Three Generations“,  was presented to the survivors who so generously and valiantly give their time and share their painful lived experience of the Holocaust with audiences in the Museum and in other… READ MORE>>

Afterthoughts About the Documentary “Afterward”

I got back from the screening of the documentary “Afterward” with a heavy heart. Ofra Bloch, a psychoanalyst who has been living in NYC for the past 40 years, presents her documentary as a personal journey of listening to the “Other”, which I think is very important in these troubled times in Israel as well as around the world. However,… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: Screening of Documentary “Afterward” in NYC

A reminder about the upcoming screening of “Afterward”. The Friday evening showing is sold out, but tickets are available for other dates. I heard about a documentary that might be of interest.  I have seen only the trailer, but I will attend the screening of the documentary, “Afterward” by Ofra Bloch, on Friday January 10, 2020. More information about the… READ MORE>>

A Very Petite Giant: A Documentary About the Life of “Dr. Ruth”

Over the holiday break, I attended an event in which there was a screening of the documentary “Ask Dr. Ruth” and I had the honor of meeting again the incredible Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Dr. Ruth, at 91 years and a half, is a diminutive, energetic, intellectual, sharp force of nature. She was one of the pioneers of sex therapy in… READ MORE>>